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Top 10 Mother's Day Events in Sydney, 2020

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by Sue W (subscribe)
Lover of exploring, family, food and fun!
Published February 20th 2020
Update April 2nd 2020
Due to COVID-19, all of these events have been cancelled.

Shows, cruises & high teas around the city
Mother's Day is on its way - have you got anything special planned for the mother figure in your life? Luckily, if you live in Sydney, there is a HUGE array of things to do on Mother's Day! You can take her to her favourite restaurant, book her in for a fancy facial, walk over the Harbour Bridge or spend the day on the water. If she likes shows, there are two hilarious performances showing in the city, so book in early to ensure you get good seats!

Take a scroll down through this list below and see if there is anything perfect for your mum...

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Laugh until you cry at Menopause The Musical! Image: Capitol Theatre website

1/ Menopause The Musical will be showing on Mother's Day evening at The Capitol Theatre, starring Rhonda Birchmore! If your mum has been through "the change", then she will love this hilarious musical! Tickets start from $69.90. See here for details.

2/ Swissôtel Sydney, located a short walk from the QVB, offer a High Tea for $79, which includes a glass of sparkling on arrival. Get a group together and enjoy a decadent Mother's Day High Tea, in the heart of the city. See here for details. Why not really splurge and stay the night at the Swissôtel Sydney and go out for dinner too?

3/ The Tea Room at the QVB also offer a High Tea each weekend between 10am - 3pm, with prices between $55 - $80. Choose between a traditional High Tea, a Sparkling High Tea, a Cocktail High Tea and a Champagne High Tea. They also offer a Gluten-Free High Tea. See here for details.

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Cheers to us! Image: The Tea Room website

4/ Mother's Day Opera High Tea at The Castlereagh - "The Romance of Opera" will be held at Castlereagh Hotel, also near the QVB, at 2pm. If your mum loves opera, then she will love this performance in the ballroom. Tickets are $105 (plus booking fee) which includes entertainment, a sumptuous High Tea and a glass of sparkling. See here for details.

5/ Prestige Cruises offer Mother's Day Cruises out on Sydney Harbour, with a variety of options to choose from. Choose between lunch cruises, a jazz cruise and even a 3 hour Elvis Tribute Cruise! Prices start from $65 per person. See here for details.

6/ The Sydney Comedy Festival will be held between 20th April - 17th May, with over a dozen shows held on Mother's Day. If your mum loves the Umbilical Brothers, they will be having a one hour show at Event Cinemas at George Street at 7:30pm. See here for a full listing of the shows.

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See the Umbilical Brothers at the Sydney Comedy Festival. Image: Umbilical Brothers Facebook

7/ Vagabond Cruises will be hosting a 3 hour Mother's Day Cruise on Sydney Harbour, with a delicious Seafood & Carvery Lunch, live entertainment and a complimentary glass of bubbly and Chrysanthemum for every mum! Tickets cost $85 adults, $75 concession and $55 children (aged 5 - 14). See here for details.

8/ 9 to 5: The Musical will be showing at the Lyric Theatre in Pyrmont on Mother's Day, with shows at 1pm and 6pm. This hilarious musical, featuring Dolly Parton music, stars Marina Prior! See here for details.

9/ The Mother's Day Classic charity run will be held at the Domain, to raise money for Breast Cancer Research. Register online for a 4km walk, 4km run, 7km walk or 8km run. Raise money for a good cause and go for a walk with your mum! See here for details. This event will also be held at Parramatta Park in Western Sydney.

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Spend Mother's Day singing Dolly Parton at 9 to 5! Image: Lyric Theatre Facebook

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Raise money for Breast Cancer Research at the Mother's Day Classic! Image: Mother's Day Classic Facebook

10/ The Rocks Market is a popular place to go each weekend, with Mother's Day a particularly fun day for all mums. Browse the stalls, listen to the live music, stop for lunch and enjoy some quality time with your mum. Why not skip the present and buy her a bunch of flowers from the market? See here for details.

These are just some of the events, shows, cruises and high teas that will be happening around Sydney city on Mother's Day. Check back with Sydney Weekendnotes for more ideas and book early to avoid disappointment. Your mum is going to love it, whatever you do!

❤ Happy Mother's Day mums of Sydney! ❤

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Happy Mother's Day mum! Image: The Rocks Market Facebook

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